Posts Tagged ‘Aesop Rock’

Listen to Aesop Rock’s Beat Tape “The Blob”

Aesop Rock took to Twitter yesterday to release a beat tape completely for free. The surprise beat collection The Blob is described as containing “Beats, loops, bleeps, bloops, and crap that didn’t make it.” Accompanied by very... Read more »

Songs That Make You Feel Like You’re on Acid

Steve Jobs famously said that taking LSD was one of the most important experiences of his life. But for every person who tells you that taking acid will open up new pathways in your brain and... Read more »

Video: A$AP Rocky Meets Aesop Rock

A$AP Rocky and Aesop Rock may both be from New York, but they come from different ends of the hip-hop spectrum. They do, however, have one very glaring similarity—yeah, their names. Aesop Rock has been around... Read more »

Awesome Photos From Definitive Jux’s Heyday

After departing Rawkus Records in 1999, rap icon El-P and business partner Amaechi Uzoigwe took a shot in the dark at creating their own hip-hop label—calling it Definitive Jux (Def Jux, for short). Assembling some of rap’s most prolific... Read more »

Surfer Blood: 10 Songs We’re Listening To Right Now

Surfer Blood just embarked on their big ol' fall tour, but Thom Fekete and Kevin Williams still managed to spare some time for Pigeons and Planes. The guys shared their recently played list, and it's filled... Read more »

Definitive Jux: Where Are They Now?

For a certain group of fans and listeners, the name Definitive Jux is synonymous with underground hip-hop in the early 2000s. Whether fervently beloved or derided as a haven for nerd rap, Definitive Jux served as... Read more »

The 15 Best Aesop Rock Songs

Aesop Rock's newest project, a collaborative album with Kimya Dawson, comes out on May 7 via Rhymesayers Entertainment. The duo calls themselves The Uncluded and the album is named Hokey Fright. It is unlike anything Aesop... Read more »

Album Stream: The Uncluded (Aesop Rock & Kimya Dawson) – “Hokey Fright”

There is an infinite amount of possibility in music. Still, as more and more music piles up, it gets harder and harder to be original. All artists draw from their influences, from the current trends, and... Read more »

Video: The Uncluded – “Delicate Cycle”

The Uncluded (Aesop Rock & Kimya Dawson) have made a video for their first single, “Delicate Cycle,” and it’s beautiful… and it features cat superstar Lil Bub, who is without a doubt one of the top... Read more »

Video: The Uncluded (Aesop Rock & Kimya Dawson) – “Scissorhands”

The Uncluded, a duo that consists of Aesop Rock and The Moldy Peaches’ Kimya Dawson, are releasing their debut album Hokey Fright (pre-order it here) on May 7 on Rhymesayers, and following their “Earthquake” video, the pair has let go of... Read more »

Aesop Rock & Kimya Dawson Form The Uncluded, Release “Earthquake” Video

An odd couple for sure, but the pairing of Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson works in its own strange way, like a garden gnome or a bonsai tree. Kimya incorporates the deadpan quirkiness that she brought... Read more »

Aesop Rock at Irving Plaza (Photos)

Going to an Aesop Rock concert in 2013 is like entering a time machine. It’s strange, because Aesop Rock was never a hip-hop traditionalist. Part of the forward-thinking Definitive Jux squad, Aesop’s cerebral, intricately intertwined lyrics,... Read more »

Contest: Win Tickets to See Aesop Rock in NYC

Fan of Aesop Rock and live in the NY area? Well, here’s your chance. Aesop will be hitting up Irving Plaza on February 9th, and you can win a pair of tickets to their show courtesy... Read more »

Aesop Rock – “Hall of Game” (Unreleased Track)

Well, this is a pleasant surprise. From the depths of the early 2000s (around the time the rapper was working on breakthrough album Labor Days), Aesop Rock unleashes “Hall of Game,” an unreleased track produced by... Read more »

Aesop Rock Announces 2013 Tour Dates, Releases Video For “Cycles to Gehenna” Remix

Rhymesayers rapper Aesop Rock has announced the dates for his 2013 tour in support of his latest album, Skelethon. Aesop will be joined by Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz on the tour, which kicks off... Read more »